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ID:

715

Date:

2012-05-01

Headline:

FAA probes how Hawaii planes got on crash course

Reporter's name:

Audrey McAvoy

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Honolulu, HI

Summary:

A Japan Airlines passenger jet and a UPS cargo plane came close to colliding near Honolulu as an inexperienced air-traffic controller tried to keep another pair of planes apart, according to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) probe. The investigation also showed that the new controller had warned his training team he didnít feel adequately prepared.

Keywords:

air traffic controller, investigation, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, collision, training

URL:

http://www.kansas.com/2012/05/01/2318146/traffic-control-error-led-to-jets.html


Agencies:

FAA

States:

HI
KY

Categories:

air safety
transportation


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